Jessica Simpson and her boyfriend of two years, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, broke up just before her Barbie and Ken–themed 29th-birthday party Friday night. Romo canceled the party, disappointing Emmy Rossum, who’d been tweeting about her planned Barbie outfit all day. Chace Crawford moved out of Ed Westwick’s Chelsea apartment because “Westwick is a slob.” Is he looking for a replacement? Megan Fox always downs a few before watching herself on the big screen. Christian Bale, who lost weight and thinned his hair for his role in The Fighter, is looking like a druggie. And Lindsay Lohan’s hair is thinning, likely owing to a similar diet. And after eight months on St. Lucia, Amy Winehouse returned to the U.K. looking slightly less gaunt and inebriated. Though when asked if she was happy to be back, she said, “I don’t give a f—k.”
Kate Moss is teaming up with Simon Cowell to form a “global entertainment company.” Quentin Tarantino tells GQ that he plans to stop directing when he hits 60. Nicole Kidman has left her publicist of fifteen years. The Real Housewives had a showdown at Greenhouse the other night when New Jersey’s Danielle Staub pushed Jill Zarin out of the way so that she could sit next to Kim Kardashian. Beth Ostrosky and Howard Stern saved a swan. Larry King’s wife, whose lucky number is 30, made sure to audition for Bono’s Broadway adaptation of Spider-Man at 3:30 on June 30. Now she’s a finalist for a leading role. Russell Brand is slated to host this year’s VMAs with a West Side Story theme.
As police ordered the Empire State Pride Agenda tea dance to be turn down the music early after the nearby East Hampton homeowners complained, Governor Paterson said he’d marry a lesbian couple. Republicans have scheduled an under-wraps meeting this week to push former U.S. Attorney for Connecticut and George Pataki mentor Kevin O’Connor to run for governor. Meanwhile, former governor Mario Cuomo stopped by the office of Rabbi Yoshiyahu Yosef Pinto to plug his son, Andrew’s, gubernatorial run. Michael Jackson was planning on mastering the moves of Fred Astaire for his final tour, and now his ex-wife, Debbie Rowe, is siding with Katherine Jackson to keep Joe Jackson as far away as possible from Michael’s kids.
Jon Gosselin spent the weekend gallivanting around the French Riviera with his new 23-year-old flame, and said he was working with Ed Hardy for his own children’s clothing line. But then Ed Hardy denied it. A very pregnant Nicole Richie paraded around Malibu in a bikini. Karolina Kurkova, the Czech supermodel famous for her missing navel, is six months pregnant. Mira Sorvino just had a baby boy. Teri Hatcher hit up the meatpacking district’s STK with her daughter. LL Cool J planned out his career with pals at the Jumeirah Essex House. And Harry Potter’s Freddie Stroma dances in boxers and tighty whities for Acne’s new underwear collection.